Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
- 3 cups basmati or long grain rice
- 8 cups water
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Wash rice in cold water, Drain and place in large bowl. Add about 8 cups of warm water. Allow to sit for 2-3 hours covered.
After rice has soaked, drain and save 6 cups of the water.
Pour rice water into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add rice and salt. Allow to cook for about 10 minutes. Remove rice from heat and drain.
Pour vegetable oil in bottom of saucepan, add rice, then 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil on top. Simmer on low for 20 minutes or until rice is done.
(Adapted from http://mideastfood.about.com/od/ricerecipes/r/chelorice.htm)